Posts Tagged ‘handset’

Qualcomm Grants CDMA Patent License To Chinese Firm

U.S.-based Qualcomm (QCOM) has granted China’s LT Mobile Communication a worldwide patent license to develop, manufacture and sell subscriber units implementing the CDMA2000 standard.

Garmin Joins Google’s Open Handset Alliance

The Taiwanese GPS and communications products developer and manufacturer Garmin Corporation has joined the Google-dominated (GOOG) Open Handset Alliance.

Samsung To Pay CNY50 Million For Patent Infringement In China

According to the decision announced by the Intermediate People’s Court of Hangzhou, the Korean electronics maker Samsung has been ordered to pay CNY50 million compensation to the Zhejiang-based Holley Communications for infringing the patent of Holley’s GSM/CDMA dual-mode handsets.

Huawei Joins Open Handset Alliance

According to information from the Open Handset Alliance, China’s telecommunications manufacturer Huawei and 13 other companies, including Vodafone, Toshiba and Sony Ericsson, have jointed the alliance to lend support to the Android open source platform-based Google phone.

Huawei Deploys First Commercial Femtocell Network

China’s Huawei Technologies has helped StarHub, a telecom operator in Singapore, deploy the world’s first commercial 3G femtocell network.

Huawei Predicts USD4 Billion Handset Revenue In 2008

According to Guo Ping, executive vice president of Huawei, the company’s revenue from its mobile phone business is expected to increase 74% year-on-year to USD4 billion and the annual growth rate of its terminal business will top 30% in the next five years, because of the increased demands in emerging markets like China.

Acorn Announces Acquisition Plans For Chinese Communication Equipment Distributor

Struggling Chinese television shopping and direct sales company Acorn International (ATV) has entered into a binding term sheet to acquire Yiyang Yukang Communication Equipment Company Limited, a Chinese communications equipment producer and distributor in China.

China Mobile Will Pre-install Microsoft’s IE6

China Mobile (CHL) has reached an agreement with Microsoft (MSFT) to pre-install Microsoft’s Windows Mobile Internet Explore 6 browser in the Samsung Omnia handsets sold by China Mobile.

China Mobile, Nokia Sign Dual-band Handsets Contract

Chairman of China Mobile Wang Jianzhou says that the company will sign a TD-CDMA purchase contract with Nokia to make the Finnish firm its supplier of dual-band handsets compatible of connecting to both GSM and TD-SCDMA networks.

Weak Computer Demand Gives Lenovo Flat Quarterly Sales

Lenovo Group (LNVGY) announced results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2008 and said consolidated sales were flat from the year before at USD4.3 billion for the quarter from continuing operations, excluding its recently sold mobile handset business.